HB 381, 56th R.S. history

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HB 381, 56th R.S.
Relating to amending the Code of Criminal Procedure by providing that when the state seeks the death penalty the jury shall fix the punishment; providing when the jury cannot agree as to the punishment or their verdict as to the punishment is set aside, the judge shall then assess the punishment.

Author: Scott McDonald
Coauthor: Don Kennard

Crimes--Capital Punishment
Criminal Procedure--Sentencing & Punishment

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